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  • ‘El Chapo’ branded heroin seized in $5 million drug bust in the Bronx

    NEW YORK — Authorities intercepted $5 million worth of suspected heroin, including some branded with an “El Chapo” stamp, they say was headed for distribution on the New York City streets and around the northeast, officials announced Friday. Three kilograms of suspected heroin was seized, along with over 250,000 individually packaged glassine. On July 16, members of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force and investigators with the special narcotics prosecutor’s office were conducting surveillance in the area of Wallace […]

  • Man confesses to raping, killing American scientist in Greece: police

    A Greek man has been detained for questioning in the slaying of an American scientist on the island of Crete, police said Monday. Authorities said the 27-year-old man detained Monday was one of 10 people interviewed over the weekend for the investigation of Suzanne Eaton’s slaying. He was not named in accordance with Greek law. Eaton, a 59-year-old molecular biologist, was attending a conference on Crete when she went missing on July 2. Her body was found six days later […]

  • 2 women killed in separate jet ski, boat crashes on Long Island: police

    LONG ISLAND — Two women were killed in separate accidents on the water off Long Island on Sunday, authorities said. Caitlin Rose McDonald, 18, of Rockville Center, was killed when the jet ski she was on collided with a boat in the Middle Bay waterways on Sunday morning. The fatal accident happened southeast of Parsonage Cove around 10:30 a.m. Officials said the boat is a 35-foot Fountain Motor Boat. McDonald was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced […]

  • Man who spent nearly 30 years in prison shot by police after threatening them with gun: NYPD

    HIGHBRIDGE, The Bronx — A man who was recently released from prison after spending nearly 30 years behind bars was shot by police in the Bronx Sunday night after threatening them with a gun, according to the NYPD. Ronnie Cole, 58, was seriously injured when he was shot in the chest and hip after he was wrestled to the ground by NYPD officers from the 44th Precinct at West 166th Street and Summit Avenue around 7 p.m. Sources tell PIX11 […]

  • Convicted drug lord ‘El Chapo’ denied new trial; sentencing set for July 17

    NEW YORK — Convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was denied a new trial Wednesday by the U.S. District Court Judge Brian M. Cogan. Defense attorneys sought a new trial back in February, saying jurors improperly followed media coverage. They cited a Vice News report alleging jurors were aware of potentially prejudicial claims that were excluded from the trial. In a written ruling on Wednesday, Cogan determined that a “mountain range of evidence” introduced against El Chapo overcame his […]

  • Police investigating triple shooting in Brownsville

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Three people were rushed to the hospital after being shot in Brooklyn Friday evening. The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. near 421 Chester St., in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn at an apartment complex. Sources say two men and one woman were shot. They are not being further identified. Authorities say the gunfire came from the courtyard of the Marcus Garvey apartments. Investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the sudden shooting. All three victims […]

  • Long Island mother in custody after deaths of 2-year-old twin daughters who were found in car

    MONTAUK, N.Y. — A Long Island mother was taken into police custody after her 2-year-old twin daughters were found in cardiac arrest inside a car at a Montauk park and later pronounced dead. Suffolk County police say they received a 911 call of a possible suicidal woman and her two children at an unknown location. After an extensive, countywide search, police located Tenia Campbell’s vehicle at the Montauk County Park in Montauk Thursday afternoon. The twin girls, Jasmine and Jaida […]

  • Tiffany Cabán declares victory in Queens DA primary, but it may be days before official results come in

    QUEENS — Tiffany Cabán, a 31-year-old public defender who says the criminal justice system is rigged against the poor, declared victory in an extremely close Democratic primary for Queens District Attorney Tuesday night, but it may be days before official results are in. Appearing before a raucous crowd of supporters on Tuesday night, Cabán said, “They said we could not win. But we did it y’all.” Cabán, the candidate favored by left-wing Democrats in New York City, held a small […]

  • NJ woman posed for photos with identical twin sister just hours before allegedly stabbing her to death

    CAMDEN, N.J. — A New Jersey woman was arrested after police say she stabbed her identical twin sister to death. Camden County’s prosecutor announced on Monday 27-year-old Amanda Ramirez is charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of her sister, Anna. Police found her unconscious with stab wounds at the Centennial Village Apartments on Saturday, June 22. She was taken to a hospital, where she died. Authorities have not released a motive in the attack and officials say the investigation […]

  • Writer claims Trump sexually assaulted her in Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the 1990s

    NEW YORK — E. Jean Carroll,  a writer and advice columnist,  claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman department store in Manhattan more than two decades ago. Carroll reveals shocking details of the alleged assault in Friday’s New York Magazine. She said that Trump, then known as a real-estate mogul, approached her at the store and started a friendly chat. Trump recognized Carroll as “that advice lady” and Carroll said she recognized him as […]

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